Senior NDT Quality Inspector

Website Trinity Industries

Senior NDT Quality Inspector Job Highlights

Title Senior NDT Quality Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance
Location Saginaw, TX, United States
Company Trinity Industries

Company Profile

Trinity Industries is North America’s premier provider of railcar products and services. The company provides products that are an integral part of the supply chain and help fuel the lives and economy.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Senior NDT Quality Inspector to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience
  • Previous railroad repair experience (preferred but not required)
  • Previous experience in quality control/assurance in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Current Ultrasonic Testing Level II Certification and any NDT certifications as follows are a plus-
  • Liquid Penetrant Test Method (PT)
  • Visual Test Method (VT)
  • Remote Visual Test Method (RVI)


  • Ability to communicate technical information
  • Ability to comprehend and quickly learn complex procedures, standards, and regulations.
  • Ability to instruct employees on proper railcar maintenance activities using established NDT procedures and training materials
  • Ability to perform on-the-job NDT training and provide guidance to trainees and NDT Level I personnel
  • Accurately measure to specifications
  • Assist in the completion of all tasks to meet deadlines
  • Basic mechanical aptitude to read drawings and ability to use railroad gauges, testing techniques, and test equipment.
  • Enter tank cars via a manway opening approximately 20 inches in diameter
  • Follow all safety rules and practices
  • Have a strong knowledge of UT Shear wave inspection of welds to ASME and AWS CODE
  • Have knowledge and understanding of welding and welding inspection
  • Inspect railcar qualification requirements, railcar repair, valve repair, and paint/coating tasks to ensure compliance with FRA, AAR, Company, and customer requirements, standards, and procedures.
  • May be involved in safety committees or initiatives
  • Perform complex troubleshooting and repair of NDT Equipment
  • Should have sufficient technical knowledge and skills to be qualified to set up and standardize NDT equipment and to interpret and evaluate results concerning applicable codes, standards, and specifications.
  • Utilize basic hand tools
  • Work from blueprints or other specifications/schematics
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of industry-specific tests and test equipment
  • Working knowledge of computers, operating systems, and Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel).
  • Ability to obtain NDT Level II certifications under TrinityRail’s written practice


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes Paid Time Off, Maternity/Parental Paid Leave, Health Savings Account with a Company Contribution, Health Care & Dependent Care FSA’s, 401(k) Plan with 6% Company Match, Professional Development, Recognition Incentives, and Service Awards.

Employer’s Statement

Trinity Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers candidates for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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